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Don’t worry about jet lag. When you need to revitalize and de-stress in a stunning locale these  very special spots are just a short hop away. Combine healthy living and the latest in spa treatments with relaxation, culture and sightseeing and come back refreshed and revitalized.

Cyprus

Ayii Anargyri Natural Healing Spa Resort

Location:

Ayii Anargyri Natural Healing Spa Resort is located in the village of Miliou, around 20 km north of Paphos.

Treatments and wellness:

Thalion face care, Thalion body treatments, Thalion slimming body treatments, massage therapies, men’s treatments, hand and foot care, fitness and physiotherapy, finishing touches – waxing, yoga.

Facilities:

Ayii Anargyri offers a complete range of spa treatments in an exclusive spa, fed by the mineral-rich sulphur waters of the Ayia Anastasia spring. It is the only Paphos spa using natural spring water that is channelled into three treatment pools, for kinesiotherapy, rheumatology and phlevology. The medical spa treatments are intended for conditions such as arthritis, rheumatism, gout and joint pain, and are complemented by a wide range of wellness treatments. Over 100 courses of spa treatments have been developed scientifically by leading experts from Cyprus and abroad. The spa center is specially equipped for guests with impaired mobility.

Healing and Wellness Packages:

  • 7 Night Psoriasis Program
  • 7 Nights Detox Program
  • 7 Nights Rheumatoid Arthritis/Arthritic Package
  • 7 Nights Healing Program
  • 7 Nights Slimming Program
  • 7 Nights Absolute Yoga Retreat

Accommodation:

56 rooms as Garden Suites, Bungalows or Classic rooms.

Nutrition and cuisine:

The dining facilities offer tempting à-la-carte menus, in addition to a daily set menu showcasing the best regional dishes, using high quality, nutritious, locally sourced produce.

What to see and what to do:

Agii Anargyri is perfectly positioned for excursions into the scenic Akamas Peninsula, the Troodos Mountains or the Kathikas wine producing area. Thanks to an abundant supply of spring water the area is full of citrus groves, almond trees and vineyards, and during spring, becomes a panorama of wildflowers.

Activities like tennis, jet skis, scuba diving, windsurfing, horse riding, mountain biking, rock climbing, sea kayaking, snorkelling, trekking, and golf can be arranged by the hotel team.

Myrianthousa Spa – Casale Panayiotis

Location:

Caslae Panayiotis is located in Kalopanayiotis, in the Troodos Mountains of Cyprus. Set in the heart of the picturesque Marathasa Valley overlooking the Setrachos River, it is easily accessible from Nicosia, Limassol and Paphos. The Myrianthousa Spa is available for day visits, but the area itself is so picturesque that it is well worth booking into the charming Casale Panayiotis hotel accommodation and enjoying a series of treatments.

Facilities: Sauna, Mint Ice Mist, Herbal Steam Room, Snow Cabin, Tropical Rain Bath, Hydrotherapy Pool, Rasul Mud Cabin, Private Whirlpools.

Treatments and wellness:

The Temple Spa treatments draw on the health benefits offered by the diverse herbs and plants found in the region, all known for their healthy and positive effect on the skin, complexion and body. There is a wide range of massage therapies, facial treatments, chromotherapy and nail treatments and manicures.

Accommodation: There are 41 luxurious rooms and suites embedded across seven traditional houses across Kalopanayiotis village.  Each house has been lovingly restored to retain its original character and charm. 

Nutrition and cuisine:

Embracing locale culture, cuisine and produce, the choice of atmospheric restaurants offers everything from a simple snack up to a full-scale dining experience. The area is rich in fruit, vegetables, nuts, and local delicacies, all of which are showcased along with meat, fish, and dairy produce through beautifully prepared dishes.

What to see and what to do:

Every day can be a new experience with a plethora of activities to choose from. The Marathasa valley is a haven of exquisite Byzantine art, and host to several historic monasteries, which are well worth a visit.

Learn how to make the famous Cypriot national cheese halloumi with local villagers, or go wine-tasting. Go fruit picking in the orchards to enjoy the best of the season, or visit a local kitchen to discover the delights of traditional Cypriot delicacies like soutzouko, honeyed nuts, or pastelaki.

If you are feeling energetic you can explore the area on a mountain bike, or take a hike through one of the many nature trails. The really adventurous can even enjoy the mountains to the full by rock-climbing and abseiling.

Greece

Euphoria Retreat

Location:

Awarded Greek Hotel of the Year 2019, Euphoria Retreat is located within the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Mystras, in the spectacular mountains of the Peloponnese region.

Facilities:

Sphere Pool, Tepidarium, Byzantine Hammam, Salt Cave, Watsu pool, and yoga and fitness rooms.

Treatments and wellness:

Treatment and therapy programs blend ancient Hellenic and Chinese philosophies and practices. The healing program of Euphoria Retreat applies a unique, clinically proven process to create fully personalized exercise and nutrition plans that result in a boost to metabolism and energy levels. A simple test gives the team of experts the information they need at a microbiological level to understand the body’s redox condition and its cellular needs in antioxidants, metabolic regulation, anti-ageing and longevity.

3GL is a personalized phenotypic health intervention based on nutrition and exercise. At a scientific level, it measures and analyses the body’s levels of glutathione, an endogenous antioxidants affecting lifestyle diseases such as morbid obesity, and even forms of cancer and autoimmune illness. It assesses the actual needs of the body in fuel, antioxidants and cellular protection.

Programs include Euphoria Wellbeing Detox, Advanced Weight Loss, Euphoria Retreat Signature Nutrigenomics, Euphoria Relax and De-stress, Euphoria Inner and Outer Glow, Euphoria Fitness, Euphoria Yoga and Mindfulness, Euphoria Yoga-Fitness, Euphoria Escape, Euphoria Escape for Couples, Euphoria Spartan Spirit of Adventure Retreat, Euphoria Intelligent Mediterranean Metabolic Homeostasis Therapy (EIMMOT), Emotional Physical and Transformational Retreat, Ulysses Journey Mini Retreat, Self – Awareness Through The 5 Elements, Euphoria Meaningful Relationships Mini Retreat, Self – Awareness Through The 5 Elements (Dates: December 20 – 22, 2019), and Emotional and Physical Transformation Retreat (Dates: November 3 – 10, 2019).

Accommodation:

Byzantine art and Zen minimalism feature in all guest rooms.

Nutrition and cuisine:

Using locally grown and sourced, mainly organic produce, the basis of the diet is Mediterranean. It offers an outstanding nutritional experience that is not only healthy but also tastes delicious. Food options include meat, vegetarian, gluten-free, and vegan.

Regular, smaller meals are taken during the day to regulate the precise metabolic needs to detoxify the body, boost metabolism, fight inflammation and reinforce the immune system.

What to see and what to do:

The idyllic mountainous area around Euphoria Retreat is easily accessible for biking, trekking and outdoor classes. The lovely coastal town of Gythion is an easy drive away, and the historic sites of Ancient Messene, Arcadia, Olympia, Epidaurus, Mycenae and Monemvasia are also within a couple of hours’ drive.

Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort

Location:

Located 25 km from Heraklion in Crete, the resort enjoys a stunning position on a private peninsula on the outskirts of the traditional fishing village of Aghia Pelaghia.

Facilities:

Fit4life Fitness Lounge, Pnoe Wellness Day Spa, Namaste Yoga Program; outdoor and indoor pools leading to the meditative experience of a Sphere Pool with hydrotherapy; the Tepidarium with steam baths, Finnish sauna, cold plunge and ice mists; the Waterwell with Kneipp Walk Therapy and indoor and outdoor relaxation and recreation spaces.

Treatments and wellness:

The Spa offers holistic treatments and therapies that go beyond beauty and focus on health, stress-reduction, recuperation, and wellbeing by using pure and natural environmentally friendly products. The relaxation, massage, slimming and anti-ageing treatments offer instant pleasure and long lasting beauty results thanks to the expertise of Valmont and Algoane.

The wellness treatments on offer at the Medical Wellness Suite include Molecular Hydrogen, Detox5+™ (Gen2), a complete detoxification program offered by Out of the Blue, Capsis Elite Resort. It includes meal plans based on Intelligent Mediterranean Detoxification, which consists of a scientific “slow food” nutritional approach with organic meals drawing on local Cretan recipes. The fruits, vegetables and herbs are either hand-picked from its’ own greenhouse, or sourced locally. In the resort, a professional team of doctors, clinical nutritionists and wellness experts is there to address health issues such as diabetes, high blood pressure, cholesterol, and excess weight.
Programs also include yoga classes, aqua aerobics, and meditation.

Accommodation:

Out of the Blue Capsis Elite Resort offers wide range of accommodation. Options include everything from rooms, bungalows, suites, or maisonettes, to full-scale villas.

Nutrition and cuisine:

A unique organic nutritional approach is applied according to each guest’s individual program and needs, including detoxing programs.

What to do and what to see:

There are complimentary daily activities such as lectures, morning hikes, and a Technogym-equipped gym with TRX. The roster of activities includes yoga, mat Pilates, energy movement and fit walks.

Milia Mountain Retreat

Location: A painstakingly restored settlement with traditional guesthouses, Milia is located in a mountainous and environmentally sensitive area of Western Crete, in the Chania area at the cent of the Kissamos province.

Facilities:

Milia Mountain Retreat is more about immersing yourself in the beautiful natural surroundings than following a formal program. It is basically an eco-environment that celebrates the local culture and cuisine.

Accommodation:

All the guesthouses in Milia Mountain Retreat are room-houses that pre-existed in the 15th century, carefully refurbished to detail, capturing some of the essence of that time. There are four kinds of rooms, including standard double rooms, large double rooms, suites and family apartments.

Nowadays, every single house has its own unique appeal and decor. Water is provided by natural springs and electricity is produced by solar panels. All houses have central heating, plus a fireplace or a wood stove for wintertime, ensuite bathrooms, balconies, patios or roof-terraces for relaxation. The rooms are surrounded by chestnut trees and a magnificent variety of plants.

Nutrition and cuisine:

The unique Cretan cuisine is based exclusively on fresh, quality products of the land and the gastronomic culture of the Cretans. The vegetables are picked from the certified organic garden, the meat is raised in Milia and the other products come from the nearby villages.

Cooking is usually done in casseroles and the wood-burning stove, and includes fresh handmade bread and delicious traditional dishes such as lamb with herbs, zucchini pot pie, vegetarian moussaka, exceptional soups, aubergine spread, and local handmade cheese and herb pies. Milia Mountain Retreat serves its own handcrafted wine, as well as many more wines by distinctive Cretan wine producers.

What to see and what to do:

The region of Western Crete is ideal for calm or adventurous holidays. Milia Mountain Retreat is located in the middle of the Kissamos region, making it easy to arrange daily or shorter excursions to some of the most beautiful spots in Crete. If you are looking for peace and quiet and a chance to unwind, take a stock of books to read or enjoy the board games available.

Turkey

The LifeCo Bodrum

Treatments and wellbeing:

At The LifeCo Bodrum, you can choose from six different, extremely effective Detox and Healthy Nutrition Plans. All programs are built around one of these plans with the option of enhancing the experience by trying various treatments and supporting therapies, nutritious supplements, physical and spiritual exercises, educational lectures, and raw-food workshops.

  • Various IV Treatments are available to boost the healing process and generate youthfulness.
  • Liver support package.
  • Diabetes recovery package
  • Cancer care.
  • Stem cell therapy programs.
  • Juice fasting programs (the master detox program has been recipient of various international awards).
  • Body composition analysis.
  • Tailored solutions.

Accommodation:

There is a choice between well-appointed standard rooms or suites.

Nutrition and cuisine:

There are numerous healthy nutrition and diet plans, all carefully composed to work effectively at optimizing physical health, and sense of wellbeing.

What to see and what to do:

Resort activities include yoga, meditation, beach activities, and daily nature walks. The charming town of Bodrum offers shopping, scenery, as well as lovely lanes and alleys to wander through.

NaturMed

Location:

Located high in the Samson Mountains near Kuşadasi, Natur-Med enjoys a mild climate and is only 4 km away from the coast of the Aegean Sea. One of Turkey’s first wellness resorts and spas, it benefits from thermal spring water that contains 30 different minerals. Along with the therapeutic properties of magnesium, sodium bicarbonate, calcium, bromine, iodine, and many other minerals, Natur-Med hot spring water has a high content of silicon dioxide, which is recognized as the rejuvenation mineral.

Facilities:

Facilities include an indoor thermal pool, two outdoor thermal pools, a fresh water outdoor pool disinfected with ozone, three private thermal pools, a Turkish Bath (hamam), a  fitness center, indoor and outdoor restaurants, a conference hall, laundry service, airport transfer, and wireless internet connection.

Treatments and wellness:

The health center offers a host of treatments and therapies, including rejuvenation, cleansing and anti-aging programs, treatments for chronic diseases, weight loss programs, pain treatments, quit-smoking therapies, treatments for depression, osteoporosis, arthritis, rheumatism, fibromyalgia, skin diseases such as eczema, psoriasis, acne, asthma, diabetes, wellness and beauty packages. This includes ozone therapy, colon hydrotherapy, massages, lymphatic drainage, pressotherapy, SWT (sound wave therapy), magnetic field therapy, vitamin and mineral therapy, personal training and mud treatments.

Accommodation:

50 standard and suite rooms.

Nutrition and cuisine:

The wellbeing routine is supported by a healthy detox diet with fresh juices.

What to see and what to do:

The Natur-Med daily program offers group activities like forest walks, fresh thermal mineral spring water cures, yoga and Pilates, water gym, saunas and a Turkish Bath.

Cyprus

Ayii Anargyri Natural Healing Spa

Resort

Tel: +357 2681 4003

Web: www.aasparesort.com

Myrianthousa Spa – Casale Panayiotis

Tel: +357 2295 2444

Facebook @Myrianthousa-Spa

Facebook @casalepanayiotis

Greece

Euphoria Retreat

Tel: +30 2731 306 111

Instagram / Facebook @

EuphoriaRetreat

Web: www.euphoriaretreat.com/en/

Out of the Blue – Capsis Elite Resort

Tel: +30 281 081 1112

Instagram : @capsisoutoftheblue

Facebook: @CapsisEliteResortCrete

Web: www.capsis.com

Milia Mountain Retreat

Tel: +30 694 5753743

Instagram : @miliamountainretreat

Facebook: @miliacrete

Web: www.milia.gr

Turkey

The LifeCo Bodrum

Tel: +90 252 377 6310

Instagram / Facebook @thelifeco

Web: www.thelifeco.com

NaturMed

Tel: + 0256 657 2280

Instagram: @naturmedkusadasi

Facebook: Natur-Med Kuşadası

Web: www.natur-med.com.tr

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